New Tuvalu PM Maatia Toafa names cabinet | Pacific Beat

New Tuvalu PM Maatia Toafa names cabinet

New Tuvalu PM Maatia Toafa names cabinet

Posted 29 September 2010, 17:28 AEST

The 15-member Tuvalu parliament today elected Maatia Toafa as the country's new Prime Minister.

He won the secret ballot by a narrow margin.

The new members of Tuvalu's legislature were elected earliy this month.

Not long after his election, Mr Toafa named his cabinet - one which shows Tuvalu has every intention of staying in the spotlight of the international climate change debate.

Presenter: Helene Hofman

Speaker: Silafaga Lalua from the Tuvalu government's media department

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